Muath al-Kaseasbeh

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ISIS: US Hostage Died in Jordan Airstrikes

Group claims American woman died when Syrian building collapsed during bombing

(Newser) - An incensed Jordan has been making good on its word to dole out "earth-shaking revenge" against ISIS, conducting airstrikes on militant outposts in Syria since a video was released earlier this week showing pilot Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh being burned alive in a cage. Now ISIS is claiming that a... More »

Riding Rage, Jordan Launches Airstrikes on ISIS

'They will pay for the atrocity they did to our pilot'

(Newser) - Jordanian fighter jets have carried out new airstrikes today, following up yesterday's execution of two prisoners and King Abdullah II's vow to wage a "harsh" war against ISIS militants who control parts of neighboring Syria and Iraq. An army statement didn't say which country was targeted,... More »

Jordan Hangs Woman ISIS Wanted to Free

2 Iraqi militants executed after pilot's death

(Newser) - Jordan has made good on its vow to execute the Iraqi woman ISIS had sought in a prisoner swap as retaliation for the execution of pilot Muath al-Kaseasbeh . Officials say failed suicide bomber Sajida al-Rishawi was hanged at dawn along with Ziyad Karboli, a top Iraqi al-Qaeda operative, Reuters reports.... More »

Jordan Vows 'Earth-Shaking' Revenge on ISIS

Source says country will execute Iraqi woman at dawn

(Newser) - Jordan wasted little time in vowing revenge for the apparent execution of pilot Muath al-Kaseasbeh , with an army spokesman saying on television that "the revenge will be as big as the calamity that has hit Jordan," and a government rep adding that the nation's response would be... More »

ISIS Video: Jordan Pilot Burned Alive in Cage

Muath al-Kaseasbeh executed in militants' latest video

(Newser) - ISIS today released a video purporting to show the execution of Jordanian pilot Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, and in it he is burned alive. Images being posted by militants on Twitter show a man in a cage, and a line of fuel leading to it. The line is set on fire,... More »

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